YourSpace Hamilton

Focus on what’s in your control (and leave the rest!)

Focus on what’s in your control (and leave the rest!) WATCH ON YOUTUBE (best for desktop/laptop) WATCH WITH ADOBE (best for mobile device) DESCRIPTION: Recording date:  July 13th, 2020 2020 has definitely been a whirlwind of a year for many children and youths! In this session, Justyna and Jodi will discuss feelings of being out […]

Read More

Helping My Child or Youth Deal with Stress

HELPING MY CHILD OR YOUTH DEAL WITH STRESS WATCH NOW (YouTube) WATCH NOW (Adobe) DESCRIPTION: Recording date: May 6, 2020 Is your child or youth having a hard time handling their stress? This session for families will help you find out more about stress triggers, the effects on your child or teen, and ways you […]

Read More

Taking Care of Yourself

TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF WATCH ON YOUTUBE (best for desktop/laptop) WATCH WITH ADOBE (best for mobile device) DESCRIPTION: Recording date:  January 22, 2020 You can’t pour from an empty cup. Taking care of yourself means filling your cup so can be there for your family without running on empty. This session explores: stress and what […]

Read More

Dealing with the Ups and Downs

  • Dealing with Ups and Downs (online session)
    April 30, 2019
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

Are you feeling exhausted by the ups and downs of life when caring for children or youth with mental health concerns? In this session for family members and caregivers, you will gain a better understanding of the role emotions play and learn practical ways to cope with the ups and downs and difficult days – whether they are yours or your child’s! You will leave the session with many ideas and resources, as well as some tips for self-care.

Facilitators:

Paulo Pires, C. Psych., McMaster Children’s Hospital

Katie Rincker, Occupational Therapist, Lynwood Charlton Centre

 

Read More

When School is Hard

  • When School is Hard (online session)
    March 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

PLEASE NOTE: This session was originally scheduled for Wed. Feb. 27. Due to poor weather, it was rescheduled to Tues. March 5, 7-8pm.

Are challenges at school making life unbearable at home? Do you wonder why school is so hard for your anxious or sad child or teen? Join other family members in this interactive session that will:

  • Help you understand school struggles better
  • Explore helpful strategies to try when school is hard
  • Strengthen your advocacy skills
  • Help you keep your own tank filled

Facilitators:

Patty Fraser, Registered Psychotherapist, Lynwood Charlton Centre

Selina Buesink, Registered Art Therapist and Registered Psychotherapist

Both Patty and Selina work at Lynwood Charlton Centre and are enthusiastically adored by the children, youth and families they work with.

Read More

Handling Big Feelings – sadness, anger, worry

  • Handling Big Feelings (online session)
    March 20, 2019
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

What are ‘big feelings’ exactly? Do you get overwhelmed by feelings of anger, sadness, worry or frustration?

This fast and interactive session will help you learn to recognize big feelings and share ways to help make them a more manageable size. Tips for coping and resources that you can use at home will also be shared.

 

Facilitators:

Patty Fraser, Registered Psychotherapist, Lynwood Charlton Centre

Katier Rincker, Occupational Therapist, Lynwood Charlton Centre

Both Patty and Katie work at Lynwood Charlton Centre, where their compassionate and caring approach is greatly appreciated.

Read More

Building Positive Friendships

  • Building Positive Friendships (online session)
    March 6, 2019
    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

What should a positive friendship look and feel like? How do you make things right when things have gone wrong? Join other young people and this fun-loving pair to explore ways to build and repair friendships that can support your mental health.

 

Facilitators:

Patty Fraser, Registered Psychotherapist, Lynwood Charlton Centre

Meghan Barati, Child and Youth Worker

Patty and Meghan support children, youth and families through Lynwood Charlton Centre.

Read More

Facing School Challenges

  • Facing School Challenges (online session)
    February 26, 2019
    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

Do you find the pressures of school to be overwhelming? In this fun and interactive session for young people, you will:

  • Learn skills to help you cope with things that can make school challenging
  • Understand why taking care of yourself matters
  • Get tips for advocating for yourself
  • Learn about community supports
  • Leave the session with helpful skills and information

Facilitators:

Patty Fraser, Registered Psychotherapist, Lynwood Charlton Centre

Selina Buesink, Registered Art Therapist and Registered Psychotherapist

Both Patty and Selina work at Lynwood Charlton Centre and are enthusiastically adored by the children, youth and families they work with.

Read More
Copyright 2019 by Lynwood Charlton Centre